External Examiner – CPD Social Work and Social Sciences

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2023
Closing Date:
27 Mar 2023
Salary Range:

Bournemouth University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the CPD Framework, specifically units aimed at Social Work and Social Sciences. The Framework offers professional development opportunities at Level 6 and 7 to practitioners in Health and Social Care, from newly qualified Social Workers to experienced staff undertaking leadership units.
Bournemouth University has long history of delivering CPD across industries. Our large portfolio of workforce development and CPD opportunities reflects practice transformations across health, social care and public sector. It is constantly updated to ensure that it meets the needs of our stakeholder organisations and students. we have a number of flexible courses that allow practitioners to study bite-sized units at their convenience, while working towards a final qualification, such as a Masters award.

For further details: https://www.applycpd.com/bu

The appointment will be for a period of 4 years starting in September 2023 and the University provides an External Examiner Induction/Briefing seminar in November and March each year to support new and experienced External Examiners. The fee paid to External Examiners per year is £450. As External Examiner, your duties would include:

  • External moderation of a range of assignments and portfolios at level 6 and 7
  • Review proposed assessment briefs to determine their appropriateness
  • Submission of an annual report to the Academic Quality department
  • Attendance at Assessment Boards
  • Advising on matters such as programme review and/or modifications

Please send expressions of interest together with a current CV to Tilia Lenz, Senior Lecturer and CPD Framework Lead lenzt@bournemouth.ac.uk by 27th March 2023. We will also require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to the making the appointment.